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Blog Posts for 2014

  • September 19, 2014 | 56 (# of comments)
    Three firearms discovered at a Chicago O'Hare TSA Checkpoint33 Firearms Discovered This Week - Of the 33 firearms, 26 were loaded and seven had rounds chambered.Artfully Concealed Prohibited Items - It’s important to examine your bags prior to...
  • September 15, 2014 | 33 (# of comments)
    Wait times at the security checkpoint are way down compared to last summer. So, what are we doing differently? Well, we’re providing the most efficient security in the most effective way possible.All of our layers of security are still firmly in...
  • September 12, 2014 | 49 (# of comments)
    Loaded Folding Rifle Discovered in Carry-on Bag At DFW.52Firearms Discovered This Week - Of the 52 firearms, 42 were loaded and 10 had rounds chambered.Strange Item Discovered at Albany - A notebook cover was discovered yesterday in a carry-on bag...
  • September 05, 2014 | 32 (# of comments)
    42 Firearms Discovered This Week - Of the 42firearms, 35 were loaded and seven had rounds chambered.Artfully Concealed Prohibited Items - It’s important to examine your bags prior to traveling to ensure you are not carrying prohibited items. If a...
  • September 05, 2014 | 39 (# of comments)
    One of the more popular questions we get from travelers is: “Can I travel with my medication.” The answer is yes, with some qualifiers. Here are a few tips that you might find helpful.It is not necessary to present your medication to, or notify an...
  • August 29, 2014 | 56 (# of comments)
    Loaded firearm discovered in carry-on bag at AUS.42 Firearms Discovered This Week - Of the 42 firearms, 33 were loaded and nine had rounds chambered.Artfully Concealed Prohibited Items - It’s important to examine your bags prior to traveling to...
  • August 26, 2014 | 24 (# of comments)
    Labor Day is quickly approaching! It’s likely you are either off to school, taking an end of summer trip, or just plopping down on your couch and watching the tube. Whatever it is you’re doing, if you’re traveling by commercial aircraft, here are...
  • August 22, 2014 | 53 (# of comments)
    Loaded firearm discovered in carry-on bag at HOU.46 Firearms Discovered This Week - Of the 46 firearms, 39 were loaded and nine had rounds chambered.Artfully Concealed Prohibited Items - It’s important to examine your bags prior to traveling to...
  • August 20, 2014 | 16 (# of comments)
    A Transportation Security Officer’s most important goal is to keep items off of planes that could cause catastrophic damage to an aircraft. In order to do this, they continuously train to identify explosive components and keep them from ever making...
  • August 15, 2014 | 26 (# of comments)
    Loaded Firearms Discovered in a Carry-On Bag at Charlotte (CLT)51 Firearms Discovered This Week - Of the 52 firearms, 45 were loaded and 21 had rounds chambered.Aluminum Powder - Two bags of aluminum powder, two mortar shells, and a fireworks making...

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